Mar 22

Counter-Strike 2 With “Sub-Tick” Responsiveness Announced

  • Valve officially announced Counter-Strike 2, an upcoming free update to the game built on Valve's Source 2 engine.
  • Valve is promising a variety of new features for Counter-Strike 2, but perhaps the biggest deal is that the game will offer “sub-tick” server updates.
  • Now servers will instantly be updated when you press a button. Sounds like magic, but Valve insists it’s the real deal. 


Read More at wccftech.com
Mar 21

Netflix Targeting A Lineup Of 95 Games By End of 2023

  • Netflix is continuing its push to bring out a diverse set of games — ranging from casual puzzle titles to AAA games — included for no extra cost with its streaming plans, on the theory that it will help drive up and retain subscribers.
  • Since bowing its first games globally in November 2021, the company has released 55 games.
  • About 40 more are slated for later this year, which would bring the lineup to 95.
Read More at variety.com
Mar 21

8BitDo Controller Now Natively Support Apple Devices

  • Due to recent software updates, gaming controllers from 8BitDo Now Natively Support Apple Devices on the most recent operating systems.
  • The company makes multiple gaming controllers and now supports Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, and Mac.
  • Users will need to ensure their controller has the latest software update, and their Apple devices need to run tvOS 16.3, iOS 16.3, iPadOS 16.3, or macOS 13.2.
Read More at appleinsider.com
Mar 20

Phil Spencer Says It Will Be "Pretty Trivial" To Add Xbox Gaming To Smartphones

  • A Few Weeks Ago, Microsoft Xbox Head Phil Spencer First Revealed That The Company Had Plans To Launch Its Own Mobile Games Store To Better Compete With Apple And Google.
  • Spencer shared that being able to offer mobile games like Call of Duty MobileDiablo Immortal, and Candy Crush Saga is "critically important".
  • He added that it would be "pretty trivial" to offer both Xbox games and its Xbox Game Pass service to smartphones.
Read More at neowin.net
Mar 19

Diablo IV Beta Players Hit With Long Wait Times

  • Fans of Diablo IV have faced hours-long queue times after the action role-player game’s early access beta release went live on Friday. 
  • Activision Blizzard told fans that it was “actively working through some issues behind the scenes that have been affecting players and causing them to be disconnected from the servers.”
  • Blizzard further told players waiting in line to play that they should stay in the login queue to avoid resetting their timer. 
Read More at pcmag.com